Thakkali Rasam

Thakkali Rasam

Kerala style spicy and tangy tomato soup

Ingredients

  • 3 large Tomato
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 Dry red chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Tamarind paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Peppercorns
  • 5 Garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 5 Shallots
  • 2 -3 pinches Asafetida

Instructions

  1. Coarsely grind shallots, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, garlic and peppercorns.
  2. Boil tomatoes, water and tamarind paste.
  3. Add the coarsely ground ingredients, spice powders and salt.
  4. Switch off the flame and add coriander leaves.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  6. Add red chilly and curry leaves. Sauté for few seconds and add asafetida.
  7. Pour this seasoning over the rasam.
  8. Serve Thakkali rasam hot with rice.

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